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Bio-William Calhoun

  • Dr. Calhoun studies mechanisms of asthma, with a special emphasis on steroid resistance and severe asthma. A focus of his research is dysfunction of the glucocorticoid receptor [GR] in asthma, from both pre- and post-translational mechanisms. In addition, he has interest in cytokine networking, and the regulation of inflammation and its consequences by anti-inflammatory cytokines such as IL-10. Using a murine model, Dr's Calhoun and Ameredes have demonstrated important interactions among inflammation, cytokine regulation, and gaseous signaling molecules. In addition, Dr Calhoun heads the UTMB site for the NIH-funded Asthma Clinical Research Network, a collaborative network of 8 funded centers nationwide that focuses on the key questions of asthma management.

  • Medical/Professional School:

    Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine - State College, PA, MD, 1979

    Internships:

    Internal Medicine, Pennsylvania State Univesity, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center - Hershey, PA, 1980

    Residencies:

    Internal Medicine, Pennsylvania State Univesity, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center - Hershey, PA, 1982

    Fellowships:

    Pulmonary Disease, University of Vermont - Burlington, VT, 1985

    Allergy and Immunology, University of Wisconsin - Madison, WI, 1992


    Certifications:

    American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

    American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease